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Indonesia, Vietnam, Poland, S. Korea, Ukraine Commit to Phasing Out Coal Power

At least 23 nations, including five notable coal-dependent countries—Indonesia, Vietnam, Poland, South Korea, and Ukraine—made new commitments during the COP26 conference in Scotland on Nov. 4 to phase out unabated…


Biden Sets New Paris Agreement GHG Target: 50-52% below 2005 levels by 2030
Clean Power Plan

President Biden has set a new nationally determined contribution (NDC) for the U.S. to achieve a 50% to 52% reduction in economy-wide greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in 2030 compared to…


Biden Effects Regulatory Freeze, Revokes Trump Actions, Rejoins Paris Agreement

President Joe Biden just hours after his inauguration effected an immediate freeze on several Trump-era deregulatory actions that directly affect the power sector, and revoked a long list of rules…


Biden Presidency Promises Change for Power Industry

As we get closer to the presidential inauguration, and with President-elect Biden's announcement of his Cabinet picks for the Department of Energy (DOE), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Department…


How Biden’s Presidency Could (Further) Transform the Power Sector

Joe Biden on Nov. 7 clinched the 270 electoral votes needed to win the presidency, barring Donald Trump’s prospects for a second-term. Almost immediately, reactions from various parts of the…